Using Rubrics on Canvas

A rubric is scoring guide used to evaluate the quality of responses from your students. Rubrics can be analytic (criteria or traits to be evaluated with levels of performance on each criteria, like excellent, fair, poor) or holistic (integrates all aspects of the work into a single overall criterion). Canvas supports rubrics on assignment questions and can help your grading be more efficient, consistent and transparent for your students.

To incorporate Rubrics on Canvas, click on the “+ Rubric” button on your assignment. Create the criteria and the ratings, and assign the points according to your grading scheme. Once created, you can also apply pre-existing rubrics to other assignments. 

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